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Edinburgh Special: Raja Alem and Richard T Kelly

A special edition of Open Book recorded at the Edinburgh Book Festival. Mariella Frostrup and her guests discuss the place where politics meet fiction.

A special edition of Open Book recorded at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Mariella Frostrup is joined by writers Raja Alem, Richard T Kelly and Benjamin Markovits and the director of the festival Nick Barley to discuss the place where politics meets fiction - from the overtly political novels of writers like Trollope and Michael Dobbs, to the way that fiction can challenge our pre-conceptions and open up new worlds for us.

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28 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Raja Alem
Interviewed Guest Richard T Kelly
Interviewed Guest Richard T Kelly
Interviewed Guest Benjamin Markovits

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